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In this article, we focus on breaking down net worth so that it answers the more common questions most of us have in life when thinking about net worth and financial independence.

Unfortunately, only 6% of South Africans get to retire happily and comfortably due to a lack of proactive saving and investing. Retirement is a real thing and yes, happy retirement does not come cheap. Or does it?

Whether you’re applying for your first loan, or if you’ve had more than a few, it can always be a daunting process. Thus off we go, looking for the best advice and tool

Fincheck got some insight from the great minds at Credit Ombud. This interview provides information around consumer credit, protecting yourself and if need be, finding help when you have fallen victim to online fraud,

Most South Africans inevitably get to a point in life where they face financial shortfall and are thus forced to become a borrower as a temporary solution. While you won’t be judged for borrowing money, your payment activities reveal a lot about your habits and your personality.

In recent conversations with users, we noticed quite a few people are confused with the idea of being blacklisted. People don't fully understand how their credit reports work and therefore think they get rejected for loans because they are "blacklisted".

Credit life insurance is an insurance product that covers you (and your family) against the cost of outstanding debt in the case of death, disability or something like retrenchment. It's an important product that makes sure other people won't pay the price of your debt obligations should something happen to you.

The outcome of this question is the desire to improve affordability so the person can get a second home loan. Whether to increase their real estate portfolio or to give their parents a new home is mostly irrelevant to achieving that affordability.

A credit score is a unique rating assigned to any person who has a credit history. Your credit score is one component of your credit report and probably the piece of information most people want to know.

arte Blanche recently did some solid coverage on a topic that sits close to the heart of the Fincheck team and is one of our core reasons for launching our online loan comparison engine with NCR registered lenders. In this post we help people understand the difference between the roles of the NCR & NCA.